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Word: obtuse

Definition: blunt; not sharp; stupid; slow in understanding


Sentences Containing 'obtuse'

Acutodesmus is characterized as having acute cell poles, while Desmodesmus and Scenedesmus have obtuse/truncated cell poles (differentiated by the presence or absence of spines respectively).
Flowers are hermaphrodite, in inflorescences about 3–10 cm; pedicelate about 2–5 mm, yellow greenish, pubescent and fleshy tepals, the style ends in a papilose and obtuse stigma.
In retrospect, book distributor and art historian Bud Plant hailed the series as "An exotic, erotic, obtuse and wildly humorous space opera."
Its lemma have an obtuse apex while the fertile lemma itself is chartaceous, elliptic, keelless, and is long.
Its lemma have an obtuse apex while the fertile lemma itself is chartaceous, keelless, oblong and is long.
Leaves are simple, opposite and subopposite, aovate to aovate-elliptical, entire margin, wavy, above they are dark and glossy, below they are glaucous, obtuse to emarginate apex, obtuse to slightly subcordate base, the leaves are about 4–11 cm long and 1,5–5 cm wide, petioles very pubescent about 5–10 mm long.
They found that "the police seem amazingly obtuse, Gabie's belief that Kayla is alive is given no realistic, clue-based hook and the third quarter the novel has some pacing problems"; however also that "Gabie and Drew's budding relationship is believable, and it has a strong wingding climax followed by a feel-good ending"; concluding that the novel is "unexceptional but solid."

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